Arc of Northern Virginia now offers respite care at their Kidz Clubhouse in Great Falls. They offer after-school, evening or weekend care. Respite care is available for children of all ages with disabilities and their siblings. Rates are $15 per hour from 8 a.m.-11 p.m., $7 per hour from 11 p.m.-8 a.m. and $5 per hour for siblings, with no charge for overnight care. Call 703-438-8370, fax-703-438-8371, or visit

St. John Catholic Church, 6420 Linway Terrace, McLean, operates a thrift shop for all residents of Northern Virginia. The shop is located on the lower level of Carlin Hall under the parish office and features clothing, a children's room, a kitchen and household room and a limited amount of artwork and "bric-a-brac." Hours are Tuesday-Friday 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Donations are accepted during hours of operation and Mondays from 9:30 a.m.-noon. Call 703-356-7420.

Vinson Hall Treasure Shop. Vinson Hall Military Retirement Community operates its Treasure Shop in the building at 6251 Old Dominion Drive, McLean. Anyone may come to shop Monday-Friday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Look at glassware, dishes, pictures, kitchen items and jewelry. Additional hours are the second Saturday of the month. Call 703-970-3722.

The Vienna Farmers Market behind Town Hall, 127 Center St., S., is open every Saturday from 8 a.m.-noon through Oct. 28. Sponsored by the Vienna-Reston Jaycees. Market features fresh produce, plants and flowers, baked goods, meat, dairy and kettle corn. Call Karen at 703-281-1255 or visit

The farmers market at Nottoway Park, 9601 Courthouse Road, Vienna, is open every Wednesday through Nov. 22, from 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Features produce, baked goods, plants and flowers, ciders, honey, dairy and meats. Call 703-642-0128.

Lunchtime Weight Watchers, hosted by the Town of Vienna, meets at 11:15 a.m. each Tuesday at the Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St., S.E. Open to the public, the cost is $168 for a 13-week session, payable in advance. For registration and information call 703-255-6350.

Spring Walking Groups. An evening walking group for adults is meeting each Wednesday in front of the Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St., S.E. The Group will leave at 5:15 p.m. for a three-mile walk along local trails and scenic paths. No fee or registration required. A morning walking group will meet on Mondays, through May 22, from 10-11 a.m. The fee of $5 for town residents and $6.25 for non-residents includes a guide, trail maps and written materials. Call 703-255-6360 or visit

Summer Walking Group. Meets from 8:30-10:30 a.m. weekdays, June 5-Aug. 18. Walks begin at the Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St., S.E., and the group accomodates all walking speeds. Free of charge, but registration is required. Call 703-255-6360 or visit

Flea Market sponsored by the Merrifield Lions Club and the Arlington-Fairfax Elks Club will be held every Sunday through November from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Elks Lodge, 8421 Arlington Blvd., Fairfax. Two hundred vendor spaces are available for $15. Call Fred Anderson at 703-517-7243 or visit or

Word Processing Software is offered on public computers in the Fairfax County Public Libraries. Free service.